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Camden Antiques Fair and gallop this weekend
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The Camden Antiques Fair Show and Sale will be at Rhame Arena, 517 Bull St., in downtown Camden, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Twenty-eight dealers from many states will have beautiful antique furnishings, paintings, sporting artifacts, rugs, clocks and architectural salvage to exquisite jewelry, historic maps, silvers, crystal, toys, pottery and ceramics all available for sale. For those having conservation or repair questions, a panel of experts will be on hand to provide tips for paintings, silver engraving or repair questions on glass, crystal and ceramics.

This signature event benefits the National Steeplechase Museum and the National Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

Admission is $10 per person at the door and the show ticket is valid for the entire three-day fair. Boxed lunches prepared by Everyday Gourmet will be available for purchase at the fair. Call 432-6513 for additional information or to purchase tickets or pay at the door. More information is also available at and on Facebook.

As part of the Camden Antiques Fair, a "gallop" will take place through downtown and Dusty Bend today from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Several antique and specialty stores will be open, giving residents, visitors and fair dealers a chance to enjoy shopping and restaurants in historic Camden.

The gathering place will be the 1011 Galleria where refreshments and a list of participating businesses are available. Look for the "open" posters on windows bearing jockey silks with the Camden Antiques Fair logo.

The gallop is part of the mission of the fair and presented to fortify Camden’s reputation as an antiquing destination.